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Synonyms for motherly
ˈmʌð ər limoth·er·ly

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  1. motherly

    Synonyms:
    maternal, affectionate, tender, kind

Princeton's WordNet

  1. motherlyadverb

    befitting a mother; warm and nurturing

    Antonyms:
    paternal

  2. maternally, motherlyadverb

    in a maternal manner; as a mother

    "she loved her students almost maternally"

    Synonyms:
    maternally

    Antonyms:
    paternal

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. motherlyadjective

    Synonyms:
    maternal, affectionate, kind, tender

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. motherlyadjective

    Synonyms:
    maternal

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How to use motherly in a sentence?

  1. Stephanie Lontz:

    The screams made me think of my own child, i would only hope someone would jump in and help her if she was in a similar situation. I wouldn’t even think it’s motherly — it’s just the human thing to do.

  2. Ghislaine Maxwell:

    Jenna, maxwell suggested that Virginia meet [Epstein] to apply for the job. Virginia was skeptical, pointing out that she didn’t have the proper training. But Maxwell assured her that she could learn on the job, noting that it looked as if Virginia was serious about her vocation—based on all the sticky notes she could see poking out of the anatomy book in her hands. She gave Virginia her address and phone number. ‘Why don’t you come by after work?’ Maxwell left, with a cheery, almost motherly goodbye.

  3. Adam Scott:

    The dad's role is really blurring with the mom's role, you see hipster dads and it's almost like it's a masculine thing to do to take on what used to be thought of as motherly duties.

  4. Yasmin Aga Khan:

    New York City was something natural, she was so sweet and loving. My motherly instincts just took over. It was a natural thing for me to help her and go through this with her.

  5. Petula Ho:

    Carrie Lam used Carrie Lam image to justify certain actions and present Carrie Lam as a good mother, as if by virtue of being a mother that [ a positive ] implication is there, but then of course people really don't think she's motherly at all, she is somebody who we think is against ethics of care.


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